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Electrical Engineer

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
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**Electrical Lead Engineer Job Description**

The successful candidate will function as an Electrical Lead Engineer on projects $10 million and greater. As a member of a multi-discipline, capital project design team, the Electrical Lead Engineer is responsible for the development and detailed design of electrical systems for Chemical Process Units. The successful candidate will supervise supporting lead engineers, designers, and drafters to develop and assemble the construction contract packages in accordance with the project objectives. The Electrical Engineer utilizes applicable design criteria, design tools, best practices, and established work processes to complete detailed design construction packages. The successful candidate will be responsible for various procurement activities for all project related Electrical commodities.

With support from the Peer/Technical Coach, the successful candidate will be expected to quickly learn and effectively apply the design tools, work processes, standards, and best practices.

The Electrical Lead Engineer is expected to work independently with minimal oversight and guidance.

The following are typical responsibilities/key deliverables:

+ Develop and/or review detailed equipment specifications, inquiry/order packages, job instructions, drawings, and installation details for construction contracts.

+ Develop Project Manpower Estimates and Schedules.

+ Develop and review the material/labor estimates and material take-offs for consistency and completeness.

+ Provide guidance and supervision to the project electrical design team including supporting leads, designers, and drafters.

+ Electrical Design Engineer is fully accountable for the required deliverables produced by the project electrical design team.

+ Represent the electrical design team in project team meetings.

+ Independently or oversee the development of the Electrical Single Line Diagrams.

+ Perform and/or review all Short Circuit, Load Flow, and other Power System Studies to insure appropriate equipment ratings and power system performance.

+ Perform and/or review Protective Relay Coordination Studies.

+ Define and document Protective Relay Settings.

+ Develop and/or review motor control and motor restart strategy.

+ Work with the Project Team to develop and document the Electrical Area Classification details and drawings.

+ Engage in all aspects of major electrical equipment procurement. Develop major electrical equipment specifications and work with the internal procurement organization and suppliers to execute orders.

+ Major equipment types include:

+ Power Transformers

+ High Voltage and Low Voltage Switchgear

+ Motor Control Centers

+ Variable Frequency Drives

+ Large High Voltage and Low Voltage Motors

+ Prefabricated Electrical Substations

+ Power Cable

+ Large UPS Systems

+ Cable Tray and Raceways

+ Lead document reviews, performance testing and shop inspections for major electrical equipment.

+ Work closely with Design staff to coordinate, supervise, or develop the design of electrical plans, grounding, lighting, cable raceway systems, basic power distribution including low-voltage installations, low voltage distribution.

+ Perform and/or review calculations for sizing low and medium voltage distribution equipment.

+ Utilizing standards, develop switchgear Meter & Relay One Line Diagrams, and Control Schematics.

+ Provide engineering oversight during the construction phase including occasional site visits.

+ Provide electrical system commissioning and start-up support as required.

+ Manage key interfaces with other disciplines as defined by work processes.

+ Submit improvement recommendations to standards and practices utilizing the Management of Change (MOC) process

**Required Qualifications:**

+ A minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a discipline in Electrical Engineering is required with experience in Power Systems Engineering.

+ Working knowledge of industry codes and standards (IEC, NFPA, ANSI, IEEE, NEMA, BSS, Cenelec, etc..).

+ Significant design engineering work experience in the area or heavy industrial, petrochemical, or utility power systems.

+ MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

+ Strong initiative and team leadership capabilities.

+ Strong interpersonal relationship and time-management skills

+ Strong English language written and oral communication skills.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience performing Power Systems Studies with Power System Analysis software

+ Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in the Petro-Chemical industry is preferred.

+ Understanding of 3D Design Modeling Software

+ Experience in testing and commissioning of electrical power equipment

+ Working knowledge of MicroStation SE and/or AutoCAD.

**Location and Travel Requirements:**

+ This position is located in Houston, Texas.

+ Occasional domestic and international travel is necessary

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-05-30

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